is pioneering management to help creative organizations survive and thrive in the twenty-first century. He is the inventor of Management 3.0 workshops and CEO of the global business network Happy Melly. Inc.com has called him a Top 50 Leadership Expert, a Top 50 Leadership Innovator, and a Top 100 Great Leadership Speaker.Read more about Jurgen Appelo
Managing for Happiness
Games, Tools, and Practices to Motivate Any Team. Offers concrete games, tools, and practices for all workers. It addresses many common leadership questions, such as:
- How can we measure performance?
- How can we reward people in a better way?
- How can we replace performance appraisals?
- How can we motivate our teams?
- How can we change the organization’s culture?
Brilliant, counter-intuitive, and creative approach to management. Very insightful and humanistic. Highly recommended!
Founder of CD Baby, TED speaker, author of Anything You Want
In our always-on, real-time world, the nature of work has changed, potentially for the better. While people can be more autonomous and more productive, they can also self-destruct easier. Jurgen tackles these important changes in his fun and interesting book.
bestselling author of The New Rules of Marketing and PR
Engage people, improve work, and delight clients: these are the tenets of this amazing book, which will show you how to transform the entire layer of management in your organization into a wellspring of creativity, productivity, and engagement. Excellent!
a Thinkers 50 Expert, Top Ten Global Business Thinker and top-ranked Executive Coach
Today all managers are marketers. You need to sell your ideas, your plans, and your solutions. Managing for Happiness sets you on a path to success in a world where we are each responsible for managing our own career and our own contribution to the world.
author of Brazen Careerist: The New Rules for Success
Want to know what the next stage of management may look like? Do yourself a favor and take a look at Managing for Happiness by Jurgen Appelo. Chock full of management nuggets as well as exercises and activities, Managing for Happiness provides insights into how to engage the next generation workforce.
author of MOXIE: The Secret to Bold and Gutsy Leadership, chair of leadership development at N2Growth
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